Advocacy and Policy Initiatives


CHLA Welcomes Administration call to end GSEs' Conservatorship – 6/21/18

…But Renews concerns about Additional Guarantors & Small Lender Protections Response to Release of “Delivering Government  Solutions in the 21st Century” Contact: Scott Olson                                                    For Immediate Release 571-527-2601                           

Joint Letter to FHFA Director Watt to suspend the quarter dividend sweep and direct Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to develop capital restoration plans

June 18, 2018 The Honorable Mel Watt Director Federal Housing Finance Agency 400 7th Street, SW Washington, DC 20024 Dear Director Watt: The signatories below represent civil rights organizations and trade associations of community banks, builders, and independent mortgage lenders. Under your leadership, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have made extraordinary strides toward achieving the safety and soundness requirements under the Housing and Economic Reform

CHLA Letter to FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery – 5/30/18

2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 610 Arlington, VA 22201 (571) 527-2601   May 30, 2018 Mr. Brian Montgomery Commissioner Federal Housing Administration Department of Housing and Urban Development 451 7th Street SW Washington, DC 20410 Dear Commissioner Montgomery: The Community Home Lenders Association (CHLA) writes to congratulate you on your confirmation as FHA Commissioner, and to offer our views and recommendations on FHA priorities. The Federal